Posted On: May 28, 2020
Amazon RDS Proxy is now available in preview in eight additional AWS regions: US West (N. California), Asia Pacific (Mumbai), Asia Pacific (Seoul), Asia Pacific (Singapore), Asia Pacific (Sydney), Canada (Central), Europe (Frankfurt), and Europe (London). Refer RDS Proxy pricing page for a complete list of regions where RDS Proxy is available.
RDS Proxy is a fully managed, highly available database proxy for Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS). RDS Proxy sits between your application and its database to pool and share established database connections, improving database efficiency and application scalability. In case of a failure, RDS Proxy automatically connects to a standby database instance while preserving connections from your application and reduces failover times for RDS and Aurora multi-AZ databases by up to 66%. With RDS Proxy, database credentials and access can be managed through AWS Secrets Manager and AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM), eliminating the need to embed database credentials in application code.
You can enable RDS Proxy for your RDS database in just a few clicks by going to the Amazon RDS or AWS Lambda console, and get started by pointing your application to the RDS Proxy endpoint. Read our blog, the Amazon RDS Proxy detail page, and the documentation to learn more.